Facebook's 'Court Jester' Trojan is No Joke

A new "court jester" Trojan horse is the latest example of malware making its presence felt on Facebook, says IT security company Sophos

According to Sophos' latest alert, the Trojan horse Troj/Dloadr-BPL has propagated itself through innocent-looking messages on Facebook users' walls, urging people to click on a link to view a video. The link leads to a prompt to download an executable file, which downloads further malicious code upon being executed, detected as Troj/Agent-HJX.

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